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Big Data Brings Big Changes

big data brings big changes

This is the second of a two-part article that explains how the Internet of Things works and its impact on our personal and professional lives. Part Two demonstrates how big data will benefit manufacturing, healthcare, and retail operations. A huge volume of information that is too large to store and manage via traditional methods is known as big data. And ... Read More »

Internet of Things is Changing How We Live and Work

Internet of Things Changing How We Live and Work

This is the first of a two-part article that explains how the Internet of Things works and its impact on our personal and professional lives. Part One share experts’ predictions of this technology’s economic benefits. The drive to do things quicker, easier, and better is being fueled by trending technology, the Internet of Things (IoT). Much has been made of ... Read More »

The Most Common Asset Tags

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At System ID, we sell a lot of asset tags in every size, shape, color, and material. And trust us—it can be hard for customers to determine which asset tag (asset label) is best for their applications. That’s why manufacturers like Zebra, Datamax-O’Neil, and Honeywell Intermec produce a wide array of barcode labels in several types of different materials. This ... Read More »

Which Handheld Inventory Scanner is Right for You?

Know scanner features and your scanning requirements before you shop for a handheld inventory scanner.

Handheld inventory scanners are the most popular type of barcode scanner due to their flexibility and ease of use when managing inventory. They are also ideal for completing transactions at the point of sale (POS) and tracking assets. Manufacturers such as Motorola Symbol, Honeywell, and Datalogic offer corded and cordless styles with laser, linear imager, or 2D area imager scan ... Read More »

Pick the Right Software | Asset Tracking or Inventory Control?

asset tracking or inventory control

Customers constantly ask us which software they need—asset tracking or inventory control. The bottom-line answer is, “It depends.” To help them select the right tracking solution, we ask customers questions, such as: What is the business issue you’re trying to resolve? Do you need to track items that depreciate over time? Are you required to know the exact location and ... Read More »

Zebra R110Xi4 RFID Printer Delivers Powerful Performance

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The Zebra R110Xi4 RFID printer brings high-volume operations the best of both worlds, with industry-leading barcode printing and RFID tag creation on a single device. Because the Zebra R110Xi4 can take on both printing and encoding duties, it reduces costs and streamlines tasks for businesses. Companies can rely on the Zebra Technologies device for: Asset tracking Inventory management Distribution Shipping/receiving ... Read More »

Industrial Barcode Printers Aren’t Just for Manufacturers

Industrial barcode printer

What do you envision when you hear the term “industrial barcode printers?” If you’re like most people, you probably picture items being checked into and out of a distribution center, or maybe you see an assembly line in a manufacturing plant. Congratulations. Both of those are correct. But they are not the only places you can find industrial printers. Today, ... Read More »

Zebra ZT410 Makes Fast Work of 4-Inch Labels

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The Zebra ZT410 keeps light industrial businesses running efficiently, thanks to quick print speeds and advanced options in a rugged, long-lasting package. Manufactured by Zebra Technologies, the ZT410 prints on labels up to 4 inches wide at speeds of up to 14 inches per second. Offering both thermal transfer and direct thermal printing capabilities, this industrial label printer comes standard ... Read More »

Best Barcode Labels for Manufacturing

Best Barcode Labels for Manufacturing

We are often asked, “What are the best barcode labels for my manufacturing operations?” Before our label experts recommend the right labels, we ask questions about how the labels will be used, where the labeled items will be stored, to which surface they will be attached, and the size of the labeling area. As you know, every environment has different ... Read More »

GHS, HCS Standards Changing Chemical Drum Labels

GHS, HCS Standards for Chemical Drum Labels

Ensuring the safety and health of American workers is the primary goal of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). Other countries share this objective, which is why world leaders are tackling the challenges and risks of transporting chemicals and other hazardous products across domestic and international borders. Through the United Nations, they’ve created the GHS (Globally Harmonized System), which ... Read More »